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First Stop Resources

Encyclopedia of government and politics go! Available in Print

Ref JA61 .C66 2004 v.1, v.2

Oxford handbook of public policy go! Available in Print

Ref H97 .O88 2006

The encyclopedia of American political history go! Available in Print

Ref E183 .E48 2001

The Hutchinson encyclopedia of modern political biography go! Available Online

Worldmark encyclopedia of the nations go! Available Online

Articles (Research Databases)

Academic Search Premier go! info Available Online

Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary, scholarly full text database which includes full text for nearly 4700 publications, as well as images, for nearly every academic field of study (computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, etc.), including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for the over 8000 journals in the collection.

Political Science Abstracts Worldwide go! info Available Online

Subjects: Political Science and complementary fields.
Type: Citations, abstracts and indexing.
Content:Includes comparative politics, government and political systems, international relations, law, and public administration / policy. This database is building on the merged backfiles of Political Science Abstracts, published by IFI / Plenum, 1975-2000, and ABC POL SCI, published by ABC-CLIO, 1984-2000. Approximately 1100 serial titles covered with plans to focus expansion on international titles.

Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS). go! info

Government, international relations, political science, public administration, and social sciences.
Type: Citations and abstracts
Content: Indexes 16,000+ periodicals and specialized journals, books, directories, reports, and government documents.
Coverage:1972 – present


California Election Results go! Available Online

This site from the California Secretary of State’s office provides access to election returns, maps of voting patterns, links to county returns, etc.

University of Michigan Documents Site go! Available Online

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